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-span. >> at their annual conference, the religion news writers association hosted a discussion about the first amendment and religious freedom. panelists from the aclu, conference of catholic airships, the museum's first amendment center looked at religion in schools, same-sex marriage and the contraception mandate in the new health care law. >> is the song? okay. hello, everybody, welcome. i'm michelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about tensions about religious freedom. what does that mean? how far does it go? and who gets it. when i started this nearly eight years ago, i was talking about stephen's book on religious literacy and how to legally break religion more into public schools. the last couple years we have all written a bit about divisions over islam and measures are in the country to limit the use of sharia law and offers to stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have all reported on the standoff between the american catholic bishops in the white house over the new health care laws mandate for employers to these access to contraception in diff
because state courts decide the vast majority of the country's legal cases. for "religion & ethics newsweekly," i'm lucky severson in des moines, iowa. >>> in many parts of the country, poor people do not have access to fresh food. such areas are known as food deserts. we have a story today from judy valente about churches and communies in new orleans that are growintheir owfresh food and otherse doing what they can to create what they call food justice. >> this garden is the result of a lot of blood, sweat and tears and hard work in a neighborhood that a bunch of folks had given up on. >> reporter: community activist nat turner is surveying a site people rarely see in the battered ninth ward of new orleans. his community garden provides fruits and vegetables to people hard pressed to find fresh produce in these parts. >> anybody in the neighborhood can come by and some time this morning somebody's going to stop by and say, "you got any okra? you got any creole tomatoes? you got some bell peppers? you got whatever?" and some people just come by the garden and if they want to pick i
and the stained glass windows. more americans are saying no to organized religion. let's get right to it, but first we're just about 40 minutes from an attempt to set a new skydiving record. t not just any record. one from the edge of space. 23 miles above the earth. at 1:40 eastern, felix baumgartner plans to begin his ascent before his free fall back to earth. he'll leap from a specially built balloon and capsule wearing a high tech spacesuit, weighs about 100 pounds. but if this goes wrong, it could go terribly wrong. the jump was supposed to actually happen at 10:30 eastern this morning. but it was delayed because of windy conditions. let's bring in brian todd, he is in new mexico at the launch side. does it look now that everything is ready to go? >> it does. and this is one of the most exciting moments of this entire mission. delays have been fairly significant with the wind conditions earlier fp that's gone away. we'll zoom zoom into the capsule. felix baumgartner has entered the capsule, he's going through all of the various components and all the checks that he has to do to get
versus paul ryan. cnn special live coverage starts 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 pacific. >>> got religion? four more americans apparently not. a surprising new study out on americans and religion shows just how many people are checking out a religious service altogether. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announ
of religion or lack of religion. >> i agree. well said. james, do you want to weigh in? >> no. i think if you fool around with these kind of kooky people, sometimes they come up and bite you. a mormon i understand is the church of jesus christ of latter day saint. so the mormon certainly view themselves a christian. that's good enough for me. they've got an expanding great organization. that's their view. and i accept that. i'm not voting for romney because -- not voting for romney because of his religion. i would vote for any number of great democrats that are mormon. that's not a factor to me. he ought to keep his opinions to himself if you ask me. >> i think we all agree on that point. james, thanks very much. ari, thanks to you. as well the first lady of the united states is speaking to a rally in virginia. there she is. when we come back we're going to hear what she has to say. the pace of change is accelerating. the way we... perform, compete and grow. and people are driving this change. that's the power of human resources. the society... for human resource management and its members kn
and culture and also a thoughtful scholar on issues of religion and culture and politics and hisham melhem, the washington bureau chief for al arabiya, a seasoned observer of arab politics. with these two gentlemen as our assistance today, we will be able to take a broad look at how the arab world is looking at the united states and the u.s. public is looking at the arab world as the arab awakening continues to create a very uncertain and very fast changing environment. so, i am grateful to all of you for coming and look forward to our discussion and at this point i would like to invite shibley telhami to the podium to present the poll. >> thanks a lot, tammie. it's always great to be here. i'm going to just present not the whole thing but some of the findings so we can get on with the conversation i will present a highlight. i just want to give you a little bit of a picture about this particular poll. it was conducted by knowledge networks sample of 737 that is designed to be a national representative in an internet panel. the methodology is described in the information that we will put a
don't believe that it's ever been a belief in religion. this is what i'm going to say that the christian part of barack obama's history made him did not have. another save you some of them. i believe he's christian. i have been to his church and i believe that is what he believes in. as christian and i converted to islam because i felt for women it is more protected because of their traditional role of father and mother in the home with her mother was allowed to be at home and have children with protection of the father. i thought i was a positive situation for me. it takes women off welfare and we don't have that game situation in prison situation that we would have here. but israel, i don't think we should follow their lead because i think the world looks at how americans get along with each other, not how israel gets along with america. israel's approach and the religion is an eye for an eye. they do not follow the christian approach. so when things happen to them in the international war, i feel that followed i for an eye and american doesn't follow that actually t
? well, a pew research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. that's an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples, but now that work is on hold because nasa wants to find out if a bright object spotted on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. not too successfully. 19 were hurt. >>> here is an early look at how wall street will kick off the day. the dow dropped 26 points yesterday. the s&p down five. the nasdaq lost 23. taking a look at overseas trading this morning, in tokyo the nikkei assembled 93 points. in hong kong the hang seng gained 112. stocks have been on a strong run, but right now earnings and europe's on going debt drama are threatening markets' momentum. just this morning, chancellor angela merkel arrived in greece to show solidarity. many greeks bl
finds many ochting out of religion. one in five say they are nothing in particular, agnostic or atheist. an 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil sampleless. now nasa wants to find out if a bright object found on the ground is part of the vehicle or something more. >>> and this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in columbia. amateur mattadors got into the ring and tried to show the bull who was boss. >>> one of the things trending on nbc.com, people have found it's possible to be too clean. a study done over the summer found that amish children raised on farms were less likely to develop allergies and asthma. a child's immune system were stronger at fighting off allergies. researchers advise using good old soap and water instead of overusing hand sanitizers. >>> and now here's an early hook at how wall street's going to kick off the day. the dow dropped 29 points, the s&p was down 5 and the nasdaq dropped 23. in overseas trading, in tokyo the nikkei dropped 93 points but in hong kong the hang seng gained 112
on the middle class, and that his own republican party has gone too far with its anti-tax religion. >> tax cutting is a religion. what do you mean by that? >> well, it's become, in the sense, an absolute-- something that can't be questioned, something that's gospel, something that's sort of embedded in the catechism. and so scratch the average republican today, and he'll say, "tax cuts, tax cuts, tax cuts." >> cut taxes. >> cutting taxes. >> make the tax cuts permanent. >> it's rank demagoguery. we should call it for what it is. if these people were all put into a room on penalty of death to come up with how much they could cut, they couldn't come up with $50 billion when the problem is $1.3 trillion. so to stand before the public and rub raw this anti-tax sentiment, the republican party, as much as it pains me to say this, should be ashamed of themselves. >> this from ronald reagan's old budget director, architect of the largest tax cut in american history? but he doesn't let the democrats off the hook. he says he cringes when he hears the president say things like this. >> i believe we o
research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are either nothing in particular or atheist. and 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples. now that work is on hold because nasa wants to learn if a bright object spotted on the ground is just part of the vehicle or something more. >> this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got in the ring and tried to show who the bull was boss. 19 people were hurt. here's the first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. "the washington post" reports that during the recession, most members of congress did different financially than the average american. the regular folks back home saw their household net worth drop 39% for 2007 to 2010. the lawmakers in congress gained 5%. >>> republican vice-presidential nominee paul ryan was being interviewed in detroit when he objected to the reporter's question about gun violence and taxes. and then the interview came to an abrupt end. take a look.
-- that when you question someone's taste in art, thanmore personal politics, religion, sexual preference. it is something that goes to the very soul when you say you b ought that? > sunday at 8:00 on c-span's q&a. now, an american enterprise institute panel discussion examining whether google is violating antitrust laws. topics included the market for internet search, and an analysis of google's business model. pedal trade commission chairman john leibovitz has said that the ftc plans to make a decision on whether to take legal action against google by the end of this year. this is about 90 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. but we could bring this panel session to attention. i want to thank you for joining us today. for a discussion about internet search and antitrust policy. i am nick schulz, the fellow here at the american enterprise institute and the editor of american.com, it flagship magazine. we are going to hear from gregory sidak in a minute about any paper he has. he is the chairman of criterion economics and also the ronald professor of law and economics at the tilburg uni
's history, protestants do not make up a majority of americans. according to a pugh forum on religion and public life, all protestant denominations now total 48% of our population. that's down from two-thirds as recently as the 1970s. it comes at a time when there are no protestants on the supreme court, nor for the first time on the republican presidential ticket. so what happened? the research suggests this is likely due to a spike in the number of nondenominational christians and americans who now claim to have new religious affiliation. 11 people have died from a deadly outbreak of meningitis and we're now told thousands of us could be at risk. that's from the centers for disease control and prevention which confirmed three more deaths, two in tennessee. one in michigan. it reports there are now 119 confirmed cases, including the first one in new jersey. that brings to ten the number of states reporting the illness. this form of meningitis is not contagious. it doesn't spread person to person. investigators linked the outbreak to steroid shots for back pain. cdc officials say 13,0
religion or sexual orientation or how much money you have. and so, that is really about, you know, equal protection under the law. and we all want to see that in place. we want our judges and our justices to base their decisions on, you know, the constitutional law. and that's what they did. >> they said in effect -- >> that the government cannot deny rights to people based upon, you know, characteristics. >> including the right to choose your marriage partner. >> including the right to love whom you want and have a civil contract that gives you a lot of rights under our state laws. >> and they specifically, in that decision, said, "this is," as sally said, "a civil right. we are not talking about what churches can decide to do, whether they want to marry people or not. that's a decision, a religious decision for them." >> in fact, they reaffirmed religious liberty. they reaffirmed the right in the decision that churches you know, if this is not part of their belief and part of their creed, they have the very right not to do this. this is about our government and about, you know, civil l
people's religions, and it's one thing [ inaudible ] tried to convert a christian to a muslim or a muslim to a jew, or a jew to a mormon. it ain't thatsy. so his belligerent aggressive demeanor, was not that of a used car salesman. >> stephanie: yeah. it was like he was drinking -- >> what you want us to stop drinking wine? >> stephanie: i have to stop drinking -- a guy named what? >> joseph who, with magic testicles? what? >> stephanie: back with the most interesting man in the world, david shuster next on the "stephanie miller show." ♪ currenttv ime. anybody? anybody? what time is it? oh, right. go time! ♪ ♪ even if i have to scream and shout, baby i'm -- >> announcer: stephanie miller. ♪ take a listen, baby do you like what you hear ♪ ♪ things don't turn you on, say the word and i'm gone you know there ain't nothing wrong with your ears ♪ >> stephanie: it is the "stephanie miller show." welcome it to twenty four minutes after the hour. did i mention carol burnett is going to be on the show tomorrow. [ screaming ] >> stephanie: and also jason
, to break down the issues of religion, jonathan morris. nice to see you this morning. what is in these guides? >> well, first of all, i wish you guys were here. we should be-- >> so do we. >> clayton: we should be here in rome. >> peter: i've been with you, father, we've had a great time. >> i know, now you let me come alone. and in any case, these voters guides are going down moral issues and lining up and these are the two candidates right now for the presidential election, and these are some of the issues and in many of these guides ten issues are mentioned and including, some examples right now we see on the screen, from abortion, death penalty, educational choice, embryonic stem cell research, freedom of religion, et cetera. what is missing in some of the guides, something that the bishops as a whole, in the new introduction to faithful citizenship, i'm going to link on my facebook and on my twitter afterwards. which says, you know what? not all moral issues are equally heavy or weighty. some are more important than others. and let me give you an example. if there was
in art, it is more personal, mo prayer than in the politics, religion, preference. it is just something that goes to the very soul when you say, you bought that? >> this is the first parish church in new brunswick, maine. it is significant to the story of "uncle tom's cabin" that in many ways the story began here. it is here in this pew, pew number 23. teachers do, by her account, sought a vision of uncle tom being with to death. now, uncle tom is you probably know, is the title charactercome to hear of her 1852 novel, "uncle tom's cabin." "uncle tom's cabin" was written very much as a protest novel to the slave block of which mandated in 1850 that anyone in the north, where of the abolitionists live, if anyone in the northwest to aid or abet a fugitive slave, they themselves would be imprisoned or fined for breaking the law. and this was the bill that was seen as kind of a compromise between the north and south to avoid war. it said that was part of what the novel was trying to do, to say the same, i am a person can hear you beecher stowe, name against slavery as a much of new england.
to drive the mormons out of the country. we are a target country when it comes to an unusual religion. host: this is following up with your definition about abortion rights. [laughter] guest: never understand why this is a hard concept to grasp. we want enough government so people are not killed in the womb. that doesn't mean we want the government to make this go through 18 hours of procedures to change the awning in front of the store. host: 114,000 jobs created in september and the unemployment rate going down, 7.8%. guest: yet it's still higher than the day obama took office. that excludes all the people that have given up looking for work. it is still higher than the day he took office. host: with the trend going down, how do you think it will play politically? guest: 23 million people are out of work. the country is suffering. maybe they do not know on capitol hill. people know that people are not working are working at far less jobs than they had a few years ago. we have to get the country going again. host: teresa in florida. caller: you just about talked out the clock. most of us h
going to bordeaux and saying to people, "i've got a great new religion for you and, by the way, give up your wine." >> narrator: the task: to put on a suit and tie, and climb on your bicycle. >> the tried and true and well-worn method was knocking on doors. and so we knocked on thousands and thousands and thousands of doors. >> the mormon mission does teach you to deal with rejection. most people are not thrilled to see a pair of mormon missionaries on their door. >> narrator: rejection was at the heart of the experience. >> and it means cultivating your own inner spiritual life. where else are you going to get the resources and the strength to carry on this difficult work of knocking on people's doors and pleading with them to listen to you unless you feel like god is with you? >> narrator: and during that time, mitt was worried about the news from home. his father was running for president. >> we would get a hold of the herald tribuand kind of keep up on what was happening. >> narrator: the news was not good. george's campaign was in trouble. he had changed his position on the vietnam
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